Author Archives: Phil Mathot

Re-Visiting the Cleaning of Harvey Norman SmartStrand, EcoStrand & Triexta based Carpets.

   It’s been a few years since I first posted on the cleaning of Triexta based carpet fibres, and I thought that the topic should be re-visited again.    There are two types of polyester. PET polyester (think plastic coke bottle), and PTT polyester (also known as Triexta). It is my understanding that PTT polyester […]

How Clean Should I Expect a Carpet to be After Carpet Cleaning?

How clean should a carpet be after it has been freshly cleaned? No other question will perplex most carpet cleaners as this very question, and with good reason. The dictionary definition of clean is free from dirt, marks, or stains. So should a carpet be free from dirt, marks or stains once it is cleaned? […]

Very Low Moisture Encapsulation Carpet Cleaning

Mighty Clean Carpet offer a particular type of carpet cleaning service that incorporates a technology called “Encapsulation”. Encapsulation utilises a specific, polymer based detergent, that dries down to a non-sticky substance. Encapsulation detergents can be used with the steam cleaning (more correctly known as hot water extraction) system, but are more typically incorporated into dry cleaning (more […]

Tile and Grout Cleaning in Penrith

Mighty Clean Carpet can provide a no fuss, high pressure indoor tile and grout cleaning service. In particularly grout, but also any porosity on a tile, will accumulate soil over a period of time. If you’ve ever moved a piece of furniture that has protected a section of tiles for a period of time, you’ll […]

Rotary Jet Extraction Cleaning

Mighty Clean Carpet, the most referred carpet cleaning business in Penrith, are able to offer a cleaning system that outpeforms dry cleaning, and regular wand steam cleaning. Quite frequently, we get requests to clean carpet after other cleaners have been and gone and not delivered a satisfactory cleaning result. Although there are exceptions to the […]

Cheap Carpet Cleaning – Penrith

If you are looking for the cheapest carpet cleaning in Penrith – you need to read this!   Look at the two photos below. Photo 1 is from a competitor. The vacating tenant choose a cheap carpet cleaner. The property manager wasn’t happy, and requested the tenant ask they come back and re-do the living […]

Polypropylene Carpet – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The carpet that is overwhelmingly being used in the new estates popping up around Penrith, including Ropes Crossing, Jordan Springs, Glenmore Park Ridge, Mulgoa Rise etc is polypropylene. With an increased frequency, I’m being asked by some of the property managers I do work for, to have a look if anything can be done to […]

The Stains Came Back – Preventing Re-occuring Carpet Stains

I was recently called out to see if there was anything I could do to clean a section of carpet where some hand moisturising cream had fallen into the carpet. As a second generation carpet cleaner with many years experience, I recognise these types of jobs as being potentially problematic – for the simple fact […]

Cleaning Harvey Norman SmartStrand, EcoStrand & Triexta based Carpets.

I’m going to say it. As a carpet cleaner, if I was to lay new carpet through my home, I’d be using Harvey Norman SmartStrand IQ or one of the equivalent Triexta based carpets from one of the independent carpet retails such as eco-strand. Triexta is the latest carpet fibre to reach the market, and […]

Carpet Cleaning Sub-Contractors – The Issues

Once upon a time carpet cleaners would place a big ad in the yellow pages, and the bulk of new business would come from the yellows. These days, yellow pages is out, and online marketing has taken over. Google Adwords, and driving online traffic to your website is the name of the game for making […]